Corona Virus Updates from Hillsborough County Public Schools
Here are the actions our district is taking immediately:
- Closing all Hillsborough County Public Schools, traditional and charter, for the next two weeks
- Canceling ALL extracurricular activities during that time
- Providing educational opportunities for all our students online through our eLearning Contingency Plan starting the week of March 23rd
- Thoroughly cleaning all schools
How to Talk to Your Kids about Cornavirus
It can be difficult sometimes to answer our children’s questions in age appropriate ways. This post on PBS Kids’ website provides help and resources for parents. Click here for details.
Free Meal for Kids and Teens
Summer BreakSpot locations are a place for kids and teens 18 and under to come and enjoy free meals while school is out.
This year, there are thousands of supervised meal sites – many are located at places like parks, libraries and churches and offer breakfasts, lunches, snacks or supper.
At almost all sites, there is no application necessary and any child 18 or younger can simply come during meal times to receive a meal.
Click here for details
Scholastic Learn at Home
Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing. Even when schools are closed, you can keep the learning going with these special cross-curricular journeys. Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own, with their families, or with their teachers. Just find your grade level and let the learning begin! Click here for details.
Free Access to Spectrum Broadband and WiFI Internet fo 60 Days
Through Hillsborough School’s partnership with Spectrum, they are able to provide free Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription at any service level up to 100 Mbps. To enroll call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households. Wi-Fi hotspots across Spectrum’s footprint will also be available for public use.